Shaw Millennium Park (SMP) is North America's largest free outdoor skatepark and is located in easily accessible downtown Calgary. Please note that the park has reverted back to its original 24-hour operation as of June 1.
Location: 1220 9 Ave. S.W.
Area: 7 hectares, 75,000 sq. ft. of skateable surface
Park hours: open 24 hours
Events a SMP
- Stage and amphitheatre
- Landmark building
- Clock tower
- Laser lights
- Basketball courts
- Washroom (open year-round, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
About the park
Shaw Millennium Park was established in 2000 and is the largest skate park in North America for skateboards and in-line skating with 75,000 square feet of skateable surfaces. It was designated as a family activity park and special venue and has over 35,000 visitors a year.
Shaw Millennium Park hours engagement
Between September 2013 and June 2014 Shaw Millennium Park operated under reduced hours, changing to regional park hours; closing at 11 p.m. and opening at 5 a.m. daily. Since June 1, 2014, Shaw Millennium Park returned to the 24 hour schedule and the opportunity exists to re-evaluate the park hours to determine whether the operating hours continue to meet community needs.
Parks is seeking stakeholder input in regards to Shaw Millennium Park hours of operation. Visit here for more information and to share your voice on hours of operation at Shaw Millennium Park.